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Management Accountant

Management Accountant

  • Job reference

    JO0000009123_1617816991

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance, Recently Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Wasim Yousuf

  • Contact email:

    wasimy@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000009123_1617816991

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Wasim Yousuf

A global and leading consulting firm are looking for an interim management accountant for a period of 3 months. This opportunity comes at crucial time for the business as they prepare for quarter year-end.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Revenue recognition
  • Review sales contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition under US GAAP
  • Analyse and understand various products/business and revenue/expense streams to ensure proper revenue recognition and proper code setup in the system
  • Month end closing of monthly revenue and expense ledgers with rigorous closing schedules: prepare revenue journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Assist in compliance with revenue recognition policies under revenue recognition standards US GAAP.
  • Prepare and post journal entries including, variable compensation accruals, prepaid expenses, expense accruals and software capitalisation
  • Preparation and posting of month-end journals
  • Preparation of general ledger account reconciliations in line with SOX requirements
  • Month-end processes including month-end accounting and ensuring compliance with US GAAP & UK GAAP

Key Requirements:

  • qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or QBE
  • Revenue recognition experience is essential
  • Experience with doing the full month end close process
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, UK GAAP and SOX

Your previous revenue recognition experience will be paramount in ensuring the EMEA Finance team meets their deliverables. You will have a hands on approach and be extremely proactive.